Guidance Support Assistant

GBP £29,777 – £33,944 per year FTE (Grade 7 pro rata, 37 hrs per week, Term Time only (39 weeks)

Full Time, Permanent

Start date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: 28th April 2024

Cantell School is proud to be a heavily oversubscribed, inclusive comprehensive school with a student intake that reflects a wonderfully diverse and vibrant local community. Our fundamental mission is to provide an exceptional learning experience for every student so that they may lead a happy and successful life now and in the future.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Guidance Support Assistant to join our L2L team, SEN team, subject teachers and support staff.

We would welcome applications if you are experienced, or looking to have a change in career (and take up new challenges). The successful candidate will be required to provide learning and care support for additional learning and behaviour needs. Good communication and IT skills and a high level of literacy and numeracy are essential to the post.

We will offer the successful applicant:

  • A committed and extremely supportive staff team
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to our students
  • A thriving community of students and parents/carers

We wish to appoint candidates with:

  • Ability to promote high quality teaching and learning
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and motivational skills
  • A passion for improving students’ lives and opportunities
  • High levels of ambition and drive for outstanding performance from staff and students

The position is 37 hours per week, 39 week per year, term time only. The pro rata salary is between £25,597 and £30,093.

The school is committed to safeguarding children and all applicants are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Although applications will be processed as they arrive, an earlier closing date may be made before this if a successful candidate is found.

Please contact should you have any questions about the role, we look forward to hearing from you.